Afraid my Polish is a Roo, can anyone confirm?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by roseschickies, Oct 25, 2012.

  1. roseschickies

    roseschickies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My Pretty Polish Chicken Flo,(about 6weeks) I just got them a couple weeks ago and love them so much!! Especially my polish!! But I am afraid it is a Roo, and I cannot have a Roo can anyone confirm from this picture? Flo is pretty aggressive and talks a lot, seems to be in charge. The waddle is larger than my others, that I am sure are all female, Flo also has 2 little "horns" you can kind of see in the pic.

    Thanks for any help!

    Edit, I am wrong in the age, time fly's when you are having fun, they are actually 8-9 weeks old.
     
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  2. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    both of the chickens in that pic if they are 6 weeks old are cockerels
     
  3. roseschickies

    roseschickies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Awe... boo to that... Can you tell me what the breed is on the 2nd
     
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  4. Sphinx

    Sphinx Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yeah, they both look like cockerels to me too. Not sure on breed.
     
  5. RainyPeeps

    RainyPeeps Out Of The Brooder

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    The Polish is a roo. Is it the only Polish you got? They are so much fun. I love just watching mine run blindly around the run. So spastic!
     
  6. Whittni

    Whittni Overrun With Chickens

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    I was thinking that Polish was a pullet, the crest is nice and round but the chick on the left looks like a cockerel.
     
  7. RainyPeeps

    RainyPeeps Out Of The Brooder

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    Yes, the polish does have a nice round crest, but I don't think a 9 week old should have big, red wattles and comb already. The crests are tricky, and should not be trusted every time. I have seen cockerels with rounded ones and pullets with total rocker doos. Now if the ages are off and it really is older, then you might have a case for a pullet.
     
  8. Mac14

    Mac14 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Maybe another pic would help. :)
     
  9. roseschickies

    roseschickies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Na.. he started to Crow! lol I also had to get rid of my silkie, also a Roo, the rest are all Pullets :) I did get another 5 chicks, another silkie, ( and i have a feeling this silkie is a Roo) and they did not have any Polish :( so maybe next time i get more, I will get a polish again.
     
  10. Chickengirl47

    Chickengirl47 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you want to know if your new silkie is a male or female just post a pic. ;) Polish chickens are soooooooooo pretty! I love 'em! (I don't have any, but I want some!)
     

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